Cardinals activate C Matt Wieters from injured list

CHICAGO (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals catcher Matt Wieters was activated from the 10-day injured list Friday after being sidelined by a broken left big toe.

Catcher Andrew Knizner was optioned to the team’s alternate training site to make room for Wieters, who is 0 for 12 in six games in his second season with St. Louis.

The Cardinals also announced right-hander Jesus Cruz cleared waivers and was assigned to the alternate site in Springfield, Missouri.

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